Inspection: 300890639 - Peak Engineering, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Francisco
Peak Engineering, Inc.
500 Francisco Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
2332 Mariposa Street S, San Francisco, CA 94110
Union Status: Union
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 02/01/2002
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)
Case Closed: 07/19/2002
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On January 15, 2002, Employee #1, an executive of Peak Engineering, Inc., was using a Komatsu excavator to demolish a basement structure of greater-than three-stories. The first floor collapsed into the basement and the excavator rolled over onto its side. The cab was crushed against the concrete basement wall and the operator was killed. The cause of death was asphyxia.
Keywords:asphyxiated, demolition, collapse, roll-over, excavator
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